Northwest ISD students have returned to class following the winter break, and the district is doing everything they can to stop influenza in its tracks.
Flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years — and it could be a bad one. Health officials on Monday said suspected flu cases have jumped in five southern states, including Texas.
If you’ve been putting off getting your flu shot experts advise you reconsider the approach. The virus has already started to make its way across Texas. Lab tests have confirmed a handful of influenza cases and they involve both the A and B strains.
Time to get your flu vaccine. And remember: Last year’s shot won’t protect you this year. Federal health authorities said Thursday that this year’s vaccine contains protection against two different strains.
An outbreak of canine flu has prompted the cancelation of racing for the rest of the week at a Galveston-area greyhound track.
Health officials say the flu season is finally here — the slowest start in nearly 25 years.
Health workers in Dallas County recommend residents use the freezing weather as a reminder to get their flu shots and they’re offering incentives to do it. To coincide with National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dallas County Health and Human Services is offering free flu shots through the flu season.
Vaccine makers said this month they plan to make a record amount of flu vaccine for this fall and winter — enough for more than half the population. It’s just not clear all those people will need it.
The seasonal flu shot may carry additional benefits for your heart.